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Categories:
Employment Law
Information & Data Protection Law
CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide the listener with an overview of the legal framework for international transfers of data and an analysis of the different vehicles for the transfer as well as some exceptions. Finally, the podcast examines the relationship of such transfers to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and corporate compliance hotlines.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how an international transfer of data can occur;
  • Understand the legal framework governing the international transfers of data;
  • Know how you can avoid transferring 'personal data';
  • Understand the different vehicles for conducting the transfer itself and the advantages and disadvantages of each;
  • Appreciate the exceptions to the general rule and how they can be legally justified;
  • Understand the relationship between international transfers of data and corporate compliance hotlines.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Data Protection Act 1998.

In this CPDcast Ellen Temperton, a partner at Baker & McKenzie, examines the legal framework for international transfers of data and the practical repercussions, with some specific references to the employment law context which can present more onerous duties to fulfil.

Podcast added: 22/09/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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